Promising Careers To Look Out For In The Next Decade
January 18, 2021 (Investorideas.com Newswire) 2020 is clearly a milestone in recent history. The Employment sector was heavily affected as many companies put recruitment on hold and some were even forced to let go valuable employees to save costs. As the market stabilized and businesses began operating again, a strong shift in workforce trends became obvious.
E-Commerce flourished in the last year of the twenty-tens and working from home replaced most "cubicle" jobs in order to prevent clusters for the virus to spread. Technological advancements were recorded within numerous industries, especially concerning digitizing paperwork. Remote working is also in a continuous optimization process. So what does this mean for the future?
Following Emerging Trends
Human Resources Specialists theoryzed a number of future trends in the workplace. On top of expanded work from home activity, these include: increased data collection, role hybridization, emergence of new top-tier employers or a transition in design from efficiency towards resilience.
If you are just now deciding on a career path, or are considering a change of gear, make sure to dedicate some time for research. Identifying the job and sectors currently in high demand is essential. One asset every employee should develop is versatility. With companies still struggling financially, be prepared to serve multiple roles within the company, roles that otherwise would have been individually assigned. 2021 is anticipated to be the year that will wide-spread the use of hybrid roles, which means employees will need to be top game on both technical and soft skills.
The upside is that this allows more mobility across the corporate ladder, creating opportunities for employees to prove their worth in departments their degree doesn't automatically cover. Which brings us to...
Traditional Education vs Online Specialization
2020 has not only introduced many of us to remote working but also to remote education. Following an online course such as the ones provided by the TAFE Courses website creates a more time-effective pathway towards a University Degree, allowing many entry-level employees to reach a six-figure income within the first 6 months. The courses offer specialization in multiple fields (Real Estate, Web Design and Administration to name a few) and generally take less than a year to complete and acquire accreditation.
The market is an extremely dynamic medium and honing your technical, software or even social skills with the help of on-line education is a successfully proven strategy..
Domains Now Hiring
The demand for digital marketing professionals has skyrocketed since eCommerce platforms began replacing traditional physical stores. A good digital marketer is both a salesman and an advertiser and needs to know his way around social media. A general marketing expertise, combined with good SEO skills will certainly get many employers' attention.
There's also good news for the more creative types - graphic designers are extremely sought after. While it is true that most companies will work with professional ad agencies for their campaigns, many creative beginners can make their mark within the company itself, illustrating marketing concepts, developing layouts for product illustrations, proposing logo redesigns, campaign art and so on. Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign are the basic tools that may land you a job as multimedia artist, web designer or even creative director.
As many companies are trying to find their balance within the "new normal", the importance of the marketing strategist has become essential. Many consultants start off as freelancers, but will soon be courted by Marketing Strategy Agencies to join their team. The possibilities are virtually limitless for this domain offering a 75,330 AUD average salary a year in Australia and $60K in the US.
Among other essential jobs defining the early 2020s, there is of course the Data Analyst. While data trade has received a bad rap recently, it is simply a part of modern commodity that we have to accept. Consumer habits, patterns and trends have always been the focus of marketing strategies as it allows the companies to better target their product. A crash course in Google Analytics and other CRMs should set you up for a good start.
Employ a Recruitment Group
The idea of adding another middle man in your job hunt may sound discouraging. But one of the many benefits of hiring a professional recruiter is that they have the tools and experience to speed up the process and help you land your dream job quicker.
A recruiter will help you tailor your resume, cutting out irrelevant information and highlighting your strongest points. They will also give you (sometimes brutally honest) career advice and help you create a realistic approach towards the things you can or should do within a certain time frame.
The dreaded "what would you describe to be your biggest weakness" is a well known job interview trap, but there are also others. A recruiter can also help you prepare for your interview.
Keep in mind that some high paying open positions are not openly advertised, instead being passed down to recruiters. If your recruiter considers you fit for the job, you might just find lightning in a bottle.
On To Your Dream Job
Flexibility, imagination and self-investment will help you navigate the shifting tectonics in 2020s society. Keep your eyes peeled for new opportunities and emerging professions. Pretty soon you may decide on a job that can support your lifestyle, enrich you emotionally and allow you to bring your own contribution to the community.
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